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Soybean Checkoff Funded Collaborative International Research and Outreach

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Many public universities collaborate on international research and outreach efforts, but you may not understand the impact that this work can have even for farmers in the … Continue reading

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New smartphone app: Sporecaster, The Soybean White Mold Forecaster

Damon Smith, Field Crops Extension Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Roger Schmidt, Nutrient and Pest Management Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Shawn Conley, Soybean Extension Agronomist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Sporecaster is a new smartphone application designed to help farmers predict the need for a … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Disease Update – April 17, 2018

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology crew scouted the winter wheat uniform variety trials located in Sharon, Wisconsin late last week (April 12, 2018) prior to the latest … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology Fungicide Tests Summary

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison This report is a concise summary of pesticide related research trials conducted in 2017 under the direction of the Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology program in the Department of Plant Pathology … Continue reading

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2017 UW Extension Pest Management Update Meetings

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Be sure to get the latest field crop pest management updates, by attending the 2017 PMU Meetings! Mark your calendars as the UW Extension’s Pest Management Update meetings are just around … Continue reading

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Corn Southern Rust Update – August 19, 2017

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Southern rust of corn has been confirmed in Wisconsin by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic. The sample came in from Kenosha Co. on August 18, 2017. This find is … Continue reading

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Timely Videos about Brown Stem Rot, Sudden Death Syndrome of Soybean

Damon Smith, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology Two short videos timely for telling the difference between the two diseases are linked here. Damon Smith talks about brown stem rot (BSR) of soybean. BSR can be a significant problem in years where the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Midseason Corn Disease Update

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology crew has scouted corn from the southern portion of Wisconsin, to as far north as Spooner. Overall, disease levels are low. We have run into … Continue reading

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Wisconsin White Mold Risk Update – August 5

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Jaime Willbur, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison Using Sclero-cast: A Soybean White Mold Prediction Model **This tool is for guidance only and should be used with other sources of information … Continue reading

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Wisconsin White Mold Risk Maps-July 27, 2017

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Jaime Willbur, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison Sclero-cast: A Soybean White Mold Prediction Model **This tool is for guidance only and should be used with other sources of information … Continue reading

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